The Eames Lounge Chair: Design Icon

The Eames Lounge Chair is an iconic seat of modern design that was created by the famous American design couple Charles and Ray Eames.

The chair was first designed in 1956 and it quickly became a symbol of contemporary design. Charles and Ray Eames sought to create comfortable and elegant seating using innovative techniques and modern materials.


The Eames Lounge Chair's frame is made of molded plywood, upholstered in walnut or rosewood. The seat and backrest are upholstered and covered with leather. The whole is supported by an aluminum base, which adds both stability and aesthetics to the chair.

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The Eames Lounge Chair is known for its timeless design and exceptional comfort. The chair has been widely used in residential and commercial interiors around the world, but has also been exhibited in many museums and art galleries because of its aesthetic value and importance in design history.

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Today, the Eames Lounge Chair is still produced by the American company Herman Miller, which holds the manufacturing rights. It is considered one of the most recognizable and influential design icons of the 20th century.


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